Therapy Services

Treatment and rehabilitative therapies at Good Shepherd include intravenous, respiratory, physical and occupational, speech and language, and more.

IV Therapy

Intravenous (IV) Therapy includes infusion and injection procedures that cannot be performed in a physician’s office and might otherwise require an inpatient stay. Compared with other routes of administration, the intravenous route is the fastest way to deliver fluids and medications throughout the body. It is often used for emergency application of antibiotics for severe infections, and is also used to supply vital fluids in the case of advanced dehydration. Typical IV Therapy procedures include:

  • Antibiotic Infusion and Injection
  • Blood and Blood Product Transfusions
  • Remicade Infusions
  • PICC Line Placement and Central Line Care
  • IVIG Infusions
  • Iron Infusions
  • Solumedrol Infusions
  • Hydration
  • IV Initiation
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Laboratory Sample Draws via Central Lines
  • Phlebotomies
  • Dressing Changes

Respiratory Therapy

Licensed respiratory therapists are on staff around the clock at Good Shepherd Medical Center. They perform a variety of duties such as arterial blood sampling, electrocardiography (EKG), cardiac stress testing, and electroencephalography (EEF). We are part of the team that does c-sections and responds to all respiratory and cardiac emergencies.

Physical Therapy

The Physical Therapy department at Good Shepherd is open 8am to 5pm Monday through Thursday, 8am to 3pm on Fridays, and offers a large variety of therapies to the 80 to 100 community members we treat each day.

A wide array of state-of-the-art workout tools and other physical therapy equipment is available to address virtually every part of the body. The department’s crown jewel is a $75,000 hydrotherapy pool.

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy is a health and rehabilitation profession that helps individuals achieve independence in their lives despite disabilities. Occupational therapy addresses people of all ages who, because of physical, developmental, social, or emotional problems, need specialized assistance to lead productive and satisfying lives.

Occupational therapy provides assessment and treatment in rehabilitation needs of self care, functional mobility, home management, vocational and leisure activities, and educational activities. Occupational therapy assists people in mastering the “skills for the job of living” after illness, injury or disability. Services are offered on an in-patient, out-patient or home health basis following referral from a physician.

Speech and Language Therapy

A Licensed Speech/Language Pathologist, who also holds Clinical Competency Certification from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, provides evaluation and treatment in communication areas related to speech, language, oral sensory/motor function, word recall, cognition, voice, and hearing loss.

The Department also provides evaluation and treatment of swallowing disorders, including safe swallow techniques, safe texture management, and teaching of compensatory skills. Infants and children can receive speech therapy services for delayed speech and language development or swallowing difficulties, and as a supplement to services received in the school district. Adults can repair neurological damage from a head injury or stroke, improving their ability to express ideas and needs. Evaluation appointments can be made on a referral from a physician.

Our Locations

Physical & Occupational Therapy
Phone: 541.667.3657
600 NW 11th Street, Suite E-31
Hermiston, OR 97838

Speech Therapy
Phone: 541.667.3400
600 NW 11th Street , Suite E-25
Hermiston, OR 97838

Departments at-a-Glance

  • Cardiopulmonary Rehab

    Cardiopulmonary Rehab

    Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation is vital for patients with heart or lung concerns. We work closely with your physician to restore an active, healthy lifestyle.

  • CareVan Transport

    CareVan Transport

    We don’t want transportation to get in the way of quality health care. We offer complimentary transport for patients of Good Shepherd Medical Center.

  • Day Surgery

    Day Surgery

    Good Shepherd provides high tech surgical services including six major operative suites with modern anesthesia machines and patient monitoring devices.

  • Diagnostic Imaging

    Diagnostic Imaging

    Our comprehensive imaging services reflect the very latest in technology, forming the critical link between doctor and diagnosis

  • Family Birth Center

    Family Birth Center

    The Family Birth Center provides the best in maternity care services. Our birthing suites are comfortable and come complete with a sanijet Jacuzzi tub to help ease your labor pains, comfortable couch for your support person, and rocking chair for you to soothe your newborn after delivery.

  • Home Health

    Home Health

    Upon Physician’s order, Home Health Services through TLC Home Health provides quality professional care in the comfort of your own home.

  • Home Medical

    Home Medical

    Good Shepherd’s Durable Medical Equipment store front is your source for a complete line of home medical supplies and equipment.

  • Laboratory

    Laboratory

    Good Shepherd Medical Center boasts a modern, well equipped laboratory that offers a wide variety of diagnostic services.

  • Retail Pharmacy

    Retail Pharmacy

    Good Shepherd Clinic Pharmacy is a complete retail pharmacy for prescriptions, refills and a full line of medical supplies and equipment.

  • Therapy Services

    Therapy Services

    Treatment and rehabilitative therapies at Good Shepherd include intravenous, respiratory, physical and occupational, speech, and more.

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